E-Cigarette Side Effects: Safe or Dangerous to Your Health? So you want to quit smoking and want to know if e-cigarettes can help you kick the deadly habit? Or do you want to help a loved one stop smoking?
Since the 1998 Master Settlement Agreement forced the four biggest American tobacco companies to compensate people with lung cancer and other ailments caused by smoking, awareness of the health hazards of smoking has grown by leaps and bounds.
The current global tobacco epidemic continues to claim nearly six million people each year, including five million smokers and ex-smokers and even more than 600,000 nonsmokers exposed to second-hand smoke.
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AeroShot Caffeine Side Effects and Health Risks. No civilized society would give a club drug to kids as young as 12 years old. Right? Wrong, it seems, if the makers of the new AeroShot Pure Energy had their way.
Right now, the ‘inhalable’ caffeine products are only available in France and through the company’s website at US$2.99 per ‘inhaler.’ But these are expected to hit Boston and New York retail outlets this month, where they may be sold next to energy drinks.
That is, if the health regulators don’t heed the warnings of United States Senator Charles Schumer (Democrat, New York), who has attacked AeroShot as a potential health threat especially dangerous to teens and youngsters.
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Xarelto Side Effects. Physicians may soon add a new blood-thinning drug called Xarelto (rivaroxaban) to the standard treatment for people with “acute coronary syndrome”—and in doing so lower their risk for a subsequent heart attack or stroke, or death.
Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is an umbrella term covering the conditions of angina and a prior history of heart attack.
“It seems a good chance that the drug will soon be approved for treatment following an acute coronary syndrome,” said Dr. Simeon Margolis, on Dec. 9 in his blog, “Your Best Health After 50” published regularly by Yahoo! Health.
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